Listening as Leadership: What Can We Learn from Encountering Others
Leah Solomon will share approaches, tools and insights from her work at Encounter, an organization that has brought over 2000 American and Israeli Jewish leaders into constructive engagement with Palestinians living in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Join this conversation for practical skills and tools to bring home to your early childhood center.
Leah Solomon (she/her)Encounter Chief Education Officer, Jerusalem
Leah has worked since 1997 in the field of experiential pluralistic Jewish education, most recently as Associate Director of the Nesiya Institute. She worked previously at Genesis at Brandeis University and Gann Academy in Boston. Leah holds a degree from Harvard University, completed advanced studies at the Conservative Yeshiva, Pardes, and the Hartman Institute, and is a Schusterman Senior Fellow. She has written for the Times of Israel, JTA, Lilith, and other outlets on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and is editor and publisher of the Anim Zemirot bencher. An L.A native, she moved to Jerusalem in 1999 where she lives with her family.